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Kusum Kalla, Sharad Sharma
Keywords : Celiac disease, blindness, optic neuritis
Citation Information : Kalla K, Sharma S. Celiac Disease Presenting as Acute Unilateral Blindness. Ann Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019; 1 (1):20-22.
License: CC BY-NC 4.0
Published Online: 04-07-2022
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).
Background: Celiac disease is known to present with extragastro intestinal manifestations. Case Characteristics: An eight years old male child presented with painless acute loss of vision in left eye. Observation: MRI orbit was suggestive of demyelinating optic neuritis. Serology and duodenal biopsy confirmed celiac disease. Vision regained completely with steroids and gluten free diet. Message: Acute loss of vision or blindness is an uncommon presentation of celiac disease.